Rise up, God! Judge the earth
because you hold all nations in your possession!
One of the terrible things in life is when a judge is given money or favors in order to have a court decision go the way guilty people want it to go. The courtroom is supposed to be the place where justice is given out to those who are victims in our world. It’s a sad thing when this doesn’t happen. It must make God very angry. So many times in the Bible, God comes forward to bring justice to those who are taken advantage of, such as poor people and orphans. These are persons who usually don’t have someone to stand up for them, so God decides to do this Himself.
Do you know anyone who has a hard time being treated fairly in their life? If so, pray for that person, and make him or her a friend. God wants to love them, but God needs your smiles, hugs and acts of kindness to give them love.
Here is a sample of a seven-syllable breath-prayer
from today’s reading:
The nations belong to You. v. 8
For more information about this creative way to pray, see Bible Breaths.
This is the First Week in the season of Autumn/Kingdomtide.
Wednesdays are dedicated the Psalms.
These Firestarters are from a new edition of The Bible Through the Seasons being developed for families with children. For the Firestarters in the original edition, I recommend the ebook. You will have the entire program of well over a thousand Firestarters with you on your phone or tablet. More information…